Wireless Printing - How to Connect Printer to Wifi?

How to Connect Printer to Wifi

Print just about anything anywhere with wireless printing enabled in printers now. In this guide, you'll find ways for how to connect printer to Wifi.

With the rise of Wi-Fi integrated devices, almost all printers these days come with built-in Wi-Fi features. Once connected to the Wi-Fi, your printer offers hassle-free printing at more convenience. You can print from any device as long as it is connected to the same network. Printing solutions like Google Cloud Print, ePrint, and AirPrint rely completely on a Wi-Fi connection. Many of these services require no pre-installed drivers, which is another advantageous feature. 

Connecting Automatically

  • Step 1: Employ a USB cable to connect the printer and the router.
  • Step 2: Run the printer installation CD in your computer.
  • Step 3: Or download the respective printer driver ( for your Operating System) from the Internet.
  • Step 4: Follow the on-screen promps to install the driver.
  • Step 5: Switch on the printer.
  • Step 6: In the Network section, select Wireless.
  • Step 7: If the printer supports Wireless AutoConnect, agree to send your wireless settings to the printer.
  • Step 8: You’ll find a confirmation message on the screen.
  • Step 9: Or enter the network name and password.
  • Step 10: The wireless setup is thus, completed.

Connecting Manually

  • Step 1: Position the printer within the range of the wireless router.
  • Step 2: Connect the printer’s power cord to a wall socket.
  • Step 3: Touch the Power button of the printer to turn it on.
  • Step 4: Lift the printer’s control panel.
  • Step 5: Choose Setup Wireless Network Wireless Network Wizard .
  • Step 6: The printer begins searching for local wireless networks.
  • Step 7: Select your printer name from the shown list.
  • Step 8: If there’s no name displayed, look for the wireless router’s model number and name.
  • Step 9: Or enter the network name manually.
  • Step 10: Input the case-sensitive network password.
  • Step 11: Hit OK.

WPS Button Method

  • Step 1: Push the WPS button on the printer.
  • Step 2: In two minutes, push the WPS button on the wireless router.
  • Step 3: The connection between the printer and the router is established.